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Vietnam, Ireland beef up bilateral cooperation
Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh on May 22nd held phone talks with his Irish counterpart Simon Coveney to discuss measures to enhance bilateral cooperation as well as coordination between the two nations at multilateral forums.
Prime Minister: Vietnam actively supports world countries in COVID-19 fight
16:35 22/05/2020
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on May 21st granted an interview with a number of foreign press agencies in Vietnam, including Bloomberg (US), NHK Television and Akahata newspaper (Japan), and TASS news agency (Russia) on the prevention and control of COVID-19 in Vietnam.
Vietnam backs UN Secretary General’s efforts to ensure international peace
16:34 22/05/2020
Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of the Vietnamese mission to the United Nations, on May 21st chaired the first online informal meeting between ambassadors of the 10 non-permanent member countries of the United Nations Security Council (E10) and UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres.
Cambodia grateful for Vietnamese NA’s support in fighting COVID-19
09:38 21/05/2020
General Secretary of the Cambodian National Assembly Leng Peng Long on May 20th expressed his gratitude for 30,000 face masks the Vietnamese National Assembly (NA) granted to its Cambodian counterpart and the Cambodian Senate.
Venezuela marks President Ho Chi Minh’s 130th birthday
18:36 20/05/2020
A ceremony was held on May 19th by the Venezuelan Government to mark the 130th birthday of President Ho Chi Minh (May 19th), involving the participation of officials of the ruling United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), Government officials and representatives from the Vietnamese diplomatic agencies in Venezuela.
PM attends online meeting of 73rd World Health Assembly
09:49 20/05/2020
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended the 73rd World Health Assembly which was held in the form of video conference on May 18th-19th at the invitation of General Director of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.
Vietnamese, Italian FMs hold phone talks
09:49 20/05/2020
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh on May 19th talked on the phone with Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Luigi Di Maio to discuss measures against COVID-19 pandemic and strengthen bilateral and multilateral cooperation.
Congratulations to Israel’s new government
11:16 19/05/2020
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on May 18th cabled a message to congratulate Benjamin Netanyahu on assuming office as Prime Minister of Israel.
Vietnam presents medical supplies to eight countries
10:49 19/05/2020
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Quoc Dung on May 18th presented the token of medical supplies worth USD420,000 as gifts from the Vietnamese Government and people to eight countries in Southeast Asia, South Asia and South Pacific.
Vietnam supports reform of UNSC working methods
10:38 17/05/2020
Vietnam, as the coordinator of the E10 in May, has stressed the stance and also the commitment of the E10 on the need to enhance the transparency, efficiency, inclusiveness and flexibility of the UN Security Council.